Teaching Academic Success Strategies to Online and Distance Education Transfer Students

Session Description
Undergraduate transfer students are those that transition from one institution of higher education to another before earning their bachelor’s degree. Transfer students are often non-traditional in terms of their age, race, veteran status, family, and employment status. They also see higher attrition rates in distance learning programs. This presentation will describe a Ph.D. (instructional systems & learning technologies) student’s efforts to teach and develop an online 1-credit course on academic success for online and distance learning transfer students that are struggling academically at a 4-year institution. This online course features both asynchronous and synchronous activities such as video-based lectures, teacher-student conferences, discussion boards, journal writing activities and more.
Dawn Adolfson
Dawn Adolfson, Florida State University, FL
Dawn Adolfson is a doctoral student at Florida State University studying instructional systems and learning technologies. Her research interests are in transfer student success, distance education, and transactional distance.
Session Type
20-Minute Session
Novice, Intermediate

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